Discovering Caravaggio

- Melanie Zieba,

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was one of the greatest Italian painters of all time. His creation of works that gave an intense emotional realism, along with the superb use of dramatic lighting are but a few reasons this master painter is now studied and recognized around the world. And although during his life his fame was short lived, his influence extended beyond the Baroque movement and is still influencing artists today.

Caravaggio burst onto the Rome art scene in 1600 and what better way to discover his works then by going to Rome itself 400 years later? If you love art history or just want to learn about great works of art, Rome is the perfect place to visit and the Villa Spalletti Trivelli Hotel has just right getaway package for you.

From now until June 13, 2010 the Discover Caravaggio: Relaxation and Culture in Rome will be offered and will include:

-A 3 night accommodation in a Deluxe Double room where a welcome present, included in your package awaits you. Each room is filled with beautiful antique furniture, original old prints and an ultra comfy king size bed. And as the Villa Spalletti Trivelli is located in a fascinating neighborhood, only steps away from the many historic sites the city has to offer, its secluded form the bustle of traffic and tourists giving you a quiet relaxing stay. With views of their surrounding authentic Italian garden on the property gives this hotel an extra special touch for those looking for peace and quiet.

-At the hotel you will also receive tea for two in the Sala del Camino, access to their onsite gym and Hammam and a 50minute relaxing massage per person.

-Each morning wake up to a rich homemade buffet Breakfast along with the city’s favorite daily newspaper.

-2 tickets to the Scuderie Papali to see their exhibit: Retrospect on Caravaggio

-You will also receive a tour of Caravaggio as well as a three hour walking guided tour for a better insight into this great artist. The itinerary will include six of Caravaggio‘s masterpieces.


The Villa Spalletti Trivelli is one hotel that on its own presents its rich history in an inspiring way that accompanied with great art, this is sure to be one getaway that will stay with you long after you have left.

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